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Get licensing ready

Get licensing ready and grow your business with expert sales teams. Find licensing training and readiness resources that can help you sell licenses for Microsoft products and solutions. And stay ahead of your competition by becoming a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) for designing and providing Microsoft Volume Licensing solutions.

Licensing certification

Sales executives, licensing specialists, and anyone who works directly with customers to guide them through the licensing process, offering presales or post-sales support, are encouraged to obtain the MCP credential for licensing. Becoming an MCP helps you establish your organization as a preferred provider of Volume Licensing solutions, adds to your credentials, helps speed your sales cycle, and prepares you to answer customer questions about the licensing process. Held in conjunction with the Microsoft Volume Licensing competency, the MCP credential can help you separate your business from the competition and multiply your sales opportunities. Learn more about the benefits of becoming an MCP.

Register or sign in at the Get Licensing Ready website to prepare for licensing accreditation. The level-50 to level-300 Get Licensing Ready curriculum covers tracks for small and medium businesses (SMBs) and large organizations—and provides self-service online tutorials, data sheets, and assessments. You can take advantage of this tailored curriculum to build the foundational knowledge you need to pass Exam 70-671 and Exam 70-672. After you complete the Get Licensing Ready curriculum and the exam training, you can request an interactive workshop from your local trainers. Use the workshop to further prepare to pass the exams, which are available through Prometric test centers.

Access the Get Licensing Ready website

Licensing sales and knowledge resources​
Level-50 training for SMBs and large organizations​
Level-100 training for SMBs and large organizations​

Windows desktop operating system, Windows Server operating system, and Microsoft Office licensing

Infrastructure servers licensing

Application servers licensing: core

Security and management servers licensing

Microsoft Software Assurance for Volume Licensing

Level-100 training for SMBs​ Level-100 training for large organizations​
Level-200 training for SMBs and large organizations​

Application servers licensing: advanced

Developer tools licensing

Virtualization licensing

Microsoft Online Services and SPLA licensing

Public sector licensing

Level-200 training for SMBs​ Level-200 training for large organizations​

MCP exam training
Licensing for SMBs​ Licensing for large organizations​

Exam 70-671 scenario workshop

Preparation for Exam 70-671: Designing and Providing Microsoft Volume Licensing Solutions to Small and Medium Organizations (refreshed March 2011):

Exam 70-672 scenario workshop

Preparation for Exam 70-672: Designing and Providing Microsoft Volume Licensing Solutions to Large Organizations (refreshed March 2011):

Download the Get Licensing Ready level-200 presentation and Get Licensing Ready level-200 recording from the April 14, 2011, Get Licensing Ready session for help with passing Exams 70-671 and 70-672 as part of the Get Licensing Ready training.

After you have passed Exam 70-671 or 70-672, take the next steps to attain the Volume Licensing competency by entering your MCP ID number into your Partner Membership Center individual profile and checking the box to allow your MCP ID number to be associated to your organization. Contact your Regional Service Center for assistance. Learn more about the requirements to attain the Volume Licensing competency.

Attaining the Volume Licensing competency can help establish your organization as a Microsoft-recognized expert in designing or implementing complex Volume Licensing solutions. For your organization to attain the Volume Licensing competency, two or more of your staff must pass at least one exam for designing and providing Volume Licensing solutions.

Licensing assessment​
​Get ready for the Licensing Assessment competency requirement

T-36 readiness resources and assessment​
Additional Gold Volume Licensing competency requirement, effective October 1, 2011

As of October 1, 2011, a new requirement must be fulfilled to attain the Gold Volume Licensing competency to ensure structured customer engagements throughout the life of the three-year Microsoft Enterprise Agreement. In addition to meeting Gold Volume Licensing competency exam requirements, your organization must employ or contract with two unique MCPs who have each passed these assessments (currently available in Chinese (simplified), English, French, German, Japanese, and Portuguese [Brazil]):

Volume Licensing tools​
For customer-facing roles​

Access additional information and training resources for Volume Licensing tools, including Microsoft LicenseWise for Volume Licensing, Microsoft eAgreements, and the Microsoft Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC):